Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi must cope without some of his key members and is worried about an “uncomfortable” match against Bologna. “It hasn't been a simple week”.
Lazio must cope without Francesco Acerbi against Bologna tomorrow, but the centre-half should be in contention for the match against Atalanta.
The referees for Serie A Week 26 have been announced and Marco Guida has been given Juventus-Inter at the Allianz Stadium on Sunday.
Lazio forward Ciro Immobile could miss their clash against Bologna on Saturday due to a fever.
Dalbert, Gianluca Mancini and Gabriel Strefezza are among the players given one-match bans in Serie A, while Brescia and Lecce are fined.
Bologna are reportedly ready to reward their forward Rodrigo Palacio with a contract extension of one year until June 2021.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Bologna-Udinese, leaders Juventus visit SPAL and a fascinating Fiorentina-Milan.
Bologna assistant manager Emilio De Leo reveals Sinisa Mihajlovic thought they “deserved to win” after a 1-1 draw with Udinese.
Udinese coach Luca Gotti was disappointed with his players after the stoppage-time Bologna equaliser. “I didn’t like our second half attitude at all.”
Rodrigo Palacio snatched a stoppage-time equaliser to prevent Bologna’s second home defeat in a row, cancelling out Stefano Okaka’s header for Udinese.
Bologna’s injury crisis goes from bad to worse, as goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski has been ruled out against Udinese today with flu symptoms.
Udinese coach Luca Gotti says Bologna are "on a different level" compared to last season, and he still "has doubts" on who will start against the Rossoblu tomorrow.
Andrea Poli has warned Bologna about “underestimating” Udinese ahead of another “opportunity to strengthen our position” in Serie A.
Emilio De Leo has claimed Bologna are prepared to cope without a long list of absent key members against Udinese but concedes that “it will require a lot of character”.
Bologna have confirmed midfielder Mattias Svanberg will be out for approximately a month after a left thigh strain.
Gianpaolo Calvarese will officiate Fiorentina-Milan this weekend, with Maurizio Mariani for Inter-Sampdoria and Federico La Penna is assigned to SPAL-Juventus.
Leonardo Bonucci, Luiz Felipe, Milan Badelj and Stefano Sturaro are among the players suspended for the Serie A Week 25 fixtures, along with Parma coach Roberto D’Aversa.
Luca Gotti has claimed he will only be “satisfied” when Udinese “achieve their target” of salvation and admitted he can’t say if he is the right man for the job.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Juventus-Brescia, Sampdoria-Fiorentina, Cagliari-Napoli and Lazio-Inter.
Davide Nicola explained why January signings Adama Soumaoro and Andrea Masiello have made the difference at Genoa after a 3-0 win away to Bologna.